[R] the R package - relation to R project?
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed May 16 12:08:45 CEST 2001
B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk writes:
> > This is confusing
> > because both projects have almost the same name. What to do? Obviously, none
> > of these projects will change its name!
> Why not? Perhaps 'our R' should change its name to 'R-plus'? :)
> Alternatively, since the R language is object-oriented, it should
> be renamed "Oo-R". [that joke only accessible to British readers
> familiar with comedy west country accents].
The obvious candidate would be "R-square" since the program is
originally the product of R and R, but R and R have previously
dismissed the idea as "too cute".
And you shouldn't believe R-square values anyway...
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